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105 South Main Street, Marion, NC
828-652-2000
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
"Nice" Local Dinner

Our family lives in Marion. When we are looking for a "nice" dinner but don't want to travel to Morganton or Asheville, Low Country is our go-to restaurant. The owner (who occasionally doubles as the chef) is always friendly to everyone, always. Low Country is a great place to have a drink if you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2014
SummerC89
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Marion, North Carolina
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  • Reservations
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Marion, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our family lives in Marion. When we are looking for a "nice" dinner but don't want to travel to Morganton or Asheville, Low Country is our go-to restaurant. The owner (who occasionally doubles as the chef) is always friendly to everyone, always. Low Country is a great place to have a drink if you are looking for something different that... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We were staying near Marion, and wanted to eat at a local place. This was a really nice one. When one of us was not sure which beer to get, the waitress brought tasting samples of a couple of them. That is good service. The food was good, and the place was full of locals, so we found exactly what... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

First I must start by saying the last reviewer has Low Country confused with Countryside BBQ! Low Country is high end dining, not food that comes out in 5 minutes, and they don't have a front porch with rocking chairs (as soon as I read that I realized they were describing Countryside BBQ). Low Country is on Main Street, and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I am very impressed with the food and the service .My Husband and I placed our order and our drinks ,well the drinks came our and 5 minutes later her was our food we had also dessert it was really good this food was all one person could eat and the staff was so friendly it was like you had... More 

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Round Lake Beach
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

First and foremost the food - Best rack of lamb I think I have ever had. Bone in ribeye where even at a business dinner everyone picks up the bone and eats it clean. Fresh tomato salad that looks like it is out of a food magazine and tomato pie that is to die for. The appetizers - fries green... More 

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Wadsworth, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Everything on the menu is terrific. The chef is constantly experimenting. The specials are amazing. Call ahead so you can go when the tomato pie is on the menu. Steaks were great. Rack of lamb was outstanding. The Untimate Dessert, pecan pie with banana pudding is to die for.

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Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The owners were very friendly and helpful. The food was OK, but not as special as we expected. The basic problem is that the food is rather bland.

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Valdese, North Carolina
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Wonderful food, great service, friendly people -- what more do you need to know. Special Ahi Tuna was cooked perfectly (which many restaurants don't). Good, somewhat over sized dessert.

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Destin, FL
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

So we tried this place because of a recommendation. Menu looked good. Cute building but a little smelly-old, mildew smell. Anyway I ordered the shrimp and grits. Grits were horrible. Very bland. Just not good grits. Shrimp weren't bad, but nothing special. Just medium sized frozen shrimp sautéed in some butter. Bland but edible. Husband ordered a burger and it... More 

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2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Heard about this quaint spot from a friend. They didn't steer us wrong. Very hospitable atmosphere, both the restaurant and the hosts. My husband had the filet mignon and I had the salmon, both outstanding. Would definitely recommend deviating from the Asheville tourist scene to this lovely spot. Great food, full bar, great atmosphere, good people....what else is there? All... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 South Main Street, Marion, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-652-2000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?